If you are interested in taking a Spanish or Portuguese language course,
please fill out the Language Placement Questionnaire so you can be placed in
the right course.
(click spanish or portuguese for forms)
NOTE: Not reporting accurate information on the questionnaire will
be considered a breach of the CUNY Policy on Academic Integrity (1.1 Cheating
and/or 1.4 Falsification of Records and Official Documents) -
“It is the responsibility
of students to find out from the appropriate department what level of language
they should register for and to obtain permission from the department chair if
there is any doubt. Students may not receive credit for taking courses below
the level of their competency as determined by the instructor or by the
If the instructor finds that a student is already
competent at the level of instruction, this will be reported to the department
chair, who will notify the Registrar to cancel credit for the course.” Queens
College 2016-17 Bulletin, pp. 41-42
Normally, one year of study of a
foreign language at the high school level is the equivalent of one semester of
study at the college level.
If you are a Non-Heritage Speaker of Spanish/Portuguese
and you never studied either of these
languages before, you will be placed in SPAN 111 or PORT 111.
If you took Spanish
in high school, you will be placed in the following course
If you are a Heritage or Native Speaker of Spanish/Portuguese
who grew up in a Spanish/Portuguese speaking
home, you will be placed in the appropriate course according to your
Before consulting the Hispanic
Languages and Literatures about your placement in a Spanish or Portuguese
class, please see the Language Coordinator, Monica Casco, in person, at Queens
Hall 105 during office hours, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Requirement at Queens College
Click on the link below.